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and daughter. that is our big story tonight. 28-year-old alicia avery was found shot to death along side the body of her daughter monday night. kai reed is live in towson with how the victims are being remembered. >> dozens of people attended the candlelight vigil for alicia avery and her daughter. they said it was not about mourning their deaths, but about celebrating their lives. >> i am just devastated by everything. >> alicia avery's parents have cried every day since 28-year- old avery and her 4-year-old daughter were discovered shot to death in a baltimore county motel. tonight, loved ones and lit candles and shared memories of the mother and daughter who adored each other. alicia love to sing in had a beautiful voice. her daughter had infectious personality. >> they were beautiful people. to get to know them was to love them. >> they had not been seen or heard of for four days when their bodies were discovered in a room at the welcome inn motel on monday. alicia's beyonce was charged with the murders. >> her mother said their relationship had soured in the days before the shooting
. >> i was just filling in the house and heard a big explosion. >> when hiram butler came outside, the vivid image esol stuck in his head -- the be the image he's all stuck in his head. apparently the driver of this white mercedes caused a three- car accident. police say it all started here in the 2000 block of liberty hyde 70. police say a suspect shot a man of times in his arm and leg and then took off in his car. police put out a description of the car. >> we got a call moments later stating that that white mercedes had crashed. it struck two vehicles, ejecting one man out of the vehicle, a van that was moving. >> the driver of the van was rushed to the hospital in serious but stable condition that he is expected to survive. at least two people ran out of the mercedes and try to get away. >> he was in the are not too far from where we are standing, and his leg was broken. >> moments ago we just located one of the suspects on ferndale drive. we believe there is one more suspect out there. >> the chart -- the search continues for that suspect. the suspect who is in police custody
said they would start again on monday. >> the good news is we agree on some of the big things. >> president obama thought he and john boehner had an agreement to target $4 trillion in cuts. saturday evening, the speaker abandon the plan saying it was too ambitious and could not pass. >> a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult. we think it is a terrible idea. >> democrats want to close some tax loopholes to offset the cuts. >> what is really appalling is to seek our republican colleagues providing a form of extortion. we will put all of these jobs at risk is what they're saying. >> the credit rating may be at risk if congress fails to act soon. >> if that happens, you will see catastrophic damage across the american and global economy. >> the political leaders remain far apart. wbal-tv 11 news. the nation reaches its credit limit on august 2. secretary geithner says the deal must be done this week. there is a link between this showdown over the debt and the health of the economy. it is believed failu
working over the weekend to bridge those gaps. the good news is, we agree on some of the big things. we agree that after a decade of racking up deficits and debt, we need to get our fiscal house in order. >> earlier this week, the president held his first ever quitter town hall. he received thousands of questions covering a range of topics. the dalai lama continues his visit to the nation's capital today with the call for peace. he spoke on the west lawn of the u.s. capitol earlier today. he talked about changing society peacefully, one person at a time. >> try to create a peaceful mind. that creates within our own community the way to change our society. >> china says the dalai lama supports the use of violence to establish an independent tibet, something he strongly denies. funeral arrangements are now in place for former first lady betty ford. mrs. board passed away last night at the age of 93, and to services have been planned, one next tuesday and the second in grand rapids michigan next thursday. a spokesman today expressed thanks on behalf of the family. >> we would like to thank
. the big problems will not go away. >> he blasted an idea that the u.s. constitution and powers the president to keep on spending, even if all goes sam goes over his credit limit 0--e ven if uncle sam goes over his credit limit. >> democrats the president obama will use the constitutional clause to continue to pay the nation's debt. issues like the debt ceiling are bound to be tweeted to the president in a town hall. this wednesday the white house will address citizens through twitter. the current white house account has more than 2 million twitter followeres. and the president is not the only one region . vice-president joe biden is working to gain the support of educators nationwide. the vice president spoke at the end of a convention of the national education association today. members of the nea will vote tomorrow on whether the union will endorse president obama for re-election. the union's endorsement is a vital and he took a swing at republicans to make his case. >> the new republican party has undertaken the most direct assault on labor, not just in my lifetime but witho
john boehner spill on the debt limit. washington's scramble to avoid default is our big story tonight. senators killed the measure to raise the debt limit just two hours after it barely survived a vote in the gop-led house. we have live team coverage for you tonight from steve handelsman on capitol hill. >> senate democrats killed the banner bill less than two hours after it left the house. >> this is almost an album body experience. >> all eyes on top senate republican mitch mcconnell. democrats say ollie he can fast- track debate and make a deal. >> we all know the senate is the only way out of this mess. house speaker jon baker complained he had a bipartisan deal with president obama that included tax hikes. >> i stuck my neck out a mile and put revenues on the table. in order to try to come to an agreement to avert us being where we are, but a lot of people in this town can never say yes. >> he veered to the right, including a balanced budget constitutional amendment to get the votes tonight tea party members like louie gohmert. most in the senate said no new amendment. >>
chances. we will continue with the -- rain a chance. we will continue with the big story, which is warmer temperatures. a record of 101. 81 degrees at the airport. the record high minimum temperature for the day. we will see if we can do that again today or tonight rather. a couple of the splotches of orange indicating temperatures near 90. a couple of ratings have fallen down to 60. rain shower activity is shrinking. strong storms in the upper mississippi valley. hot air continues for a while. the stream of moisture and heat coming from the central part of the region. this is moving further south, allowing some more disturbance activity and hind -- hines states moving in. nationwide, these red places indicate places that hit 100 or higher. once again in the carolinas up the eastern seaboard. a big chunk of the central part of the area. hazing in the mud the overnight. brain chances will be tapering off. -- hazy and muggy overnight. rain chances will be tapering off. it will feel like 110 tomorrow and a heat warning will be in effect for much of our viewing area, north of pennsylvania, to
sister's hand. they became separated, and he went undercover >> all that i saw was a very big crowd of people. we were all thinking, what happened. >> they went quickly into action to find the missing child. >> they were asking for volunteers to step out there and grab each other's hands. they were trying to kick under water as well as look above water to see if they could find anybody. it is pretty intense to see everybody come together and try to help out. >> he was found in about 4 feet of water record >> somebody yelled out that they had found him. >> everybody rushed down to that point, in the direction of the lake house. they put him in the back of one of their trucks and brought into the paramedics. >> he park has been packed with people during the holiday weekend. paramedics mechanically to parents -- watch your children. >> we have had approximately 13 drownings and our county alone. this takes into account pulled drownings and open water products. >> i just want to say to all of those children out there -- please, be careful. i do not want anybody heard. >> he was rushed t
an expense of punishment for that 2006 underground gasoline. that is the big story tonight. punitive damages are likely to be the largest in state history. >> exxon will have paid out more than $1 billion. live with reaction to this judgment. >> the judge got very emotional in court as he told jurors he was proud of their dedication and hard work during this six month trial. there was a lot of crying outside the courthouse as the plaintiffs celebrated. >> i really hope that the world has learned to do not do this to people and get away with it. >> susan has waited patiently for this day. ever since the underground gas leak near her home left her worried and angry. >> we did not know. we thought you could not drink it. we learned it goes through your skin and becomes absorbed. you can breathe it in. >> jurors provided 150 families compensatory damages totaling $496 million. attorneys do not have the figures but they are in the hundreds of millions. our preliminary look found damages for one household totaling more than $50 million. >> it was a proper verdict on the punitive damages and the ev
us. >> if the bottle tax is repealed, the big question is, what revenue will replace it? so far, no official proposals on that from city council. live at city hall, george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> this morning we showed you some of america's most hated fees from air travel to rental cars. many of you told us the ones you pack most take. you can find them all listed on our website, wbaltv.com. >> the house is set to vote on a measure that will more than likely go nowhere. it will allow the federal government to borrow another $2.4 billion. a vote on the tea party backed bill will come tomorrow and the president has vowed to veto it. >> all we ask for is that we balance our budget, for the president to suggest that balancing our budget is not common ground does provide clarity. >> the obama administration continues to call for a long- term plan to extend the debt limit and rein in spending. a deal needs to be reached by august 2 to avoid what the treasury secretary called an unfair tax on all americans. after a little tweaking, michele bachmann is now the ninth gop presidential
him as a big brother. >> respectful, polite, generous. those were the words used to describe a young basketball star and honor roll student, now gone. >> he had a very great future ahead of him. >> i want to dedicate this season to him. he will be our sixth man all season long. we will play with the chip on our shoulder. >> they wore their jerseys at the emerald for markets. no moment seemed more touching than when coach russell ended his eulogy with a song, but could not finishe it. [applause] a tribute to a port on the court, a future now gone. -- a forward on the court. prosecutors are meeting police to decide whether or not to classify the case as an accidental shooting. a teenaged girl is recovering after an accidental shooting in east baltimore. investigators say the 15-year- at girl was shot in the neeknee about 11:45 p.m. last night. baltimore police are investigating two separate cripple shootings, one deadly. investigators their 31-year-old man was shot this morning in northeast baltimore. he was rushed to bayview, where he died. a short time later, police learned to others
the big gift and save trillion's by raising taxes on the wealthy and reforming social security and medicare. the leader of a key block of house conservatives already said no way. >> we are against tax increases. it will hurt jobs and we are against tax increases. >> what the overwhelming majority of americans are saying, fifth in. >> if they have a plan of falls apart or fails, they are still working on a backup. >> flights just got cheaper. which airlines are offering deals from now until fall. >> and the scanner might be one less thing for travelers to worry about. that might keep you from hearing it all at the airport. >> whatever it may be, we want to play football and go back to work. >> netflix under fire. and the nfl might be on the verge of ending the lockout. >> the hottest temperatures were in the central part of the nation and on their way here. it is a warm evening this evening. 89 at the inner harbor and hu >> an amazing part of american history will come to an end. the space shuttle atlantis will touch down in kennedy space center closing out a 30-year run. they s
ocean city right now. it will bring big changes for us as we head into the weekend. good news is on the way, but the cleanup continues. shelton dutes is in the mt. washington area of baltimore. how are we doing out there and is the cleanup underway? >> it is not too bad we are set up. this area is very prone to flooding. tonight it does not look like too much of the problem. the water level seems pretty low. we spoke to the bar to permit earlier today and they did not get any reports of flooding around the city -- we spoke to the fire department earlier today. other areas were not so lucky when it came to flooding. the afternoon downpour led much of frederick submerged under water. waterman of course will so high in some areas that intersections -- water levels were so high in some areas that intersection's had to be shut down. these cockeysville businesses spent the day clearing away debris and salvaging what they could. >> i am just trying to help the neighbors who on the barnyard up here. >> by businesses had significant damage, including the manufacture of this portable sh
the big part of the battle is that republicans do not want the president to succeed. >> it pains me to even say that. i think we all, when it comes to the health and welfare of the country, we will need to put politics aside. it is not about us. it is about the 300 million people we represent. >> congressman cummings says if the debt ceiling is voted down, it will be the first time in history. he says he is confident that congress will agree on an extension. homosexual marriages will not be recognized by the military. the don't ask don't tell policy was reinstated. the government cannot penalize any service member that is openly gay. the defense of marriage act prevents them from extending medical, housing, and other benefits to gay couples. out of jail and out of sight, anthony is a free woman after being found not guilty of her daughter's murder. but that freedom comes with a lot of skepticism. >> in her first moments of freedom, she made a quick thinker to an officer and an attorney that stood by her side. >> i am assuming that they said, we are going to walk out, see the camera
-- real progress. the main players in the owners get face to face tomorrow with the last big hurdle coming up on the rookie wage scale. we continue this story with the jets last season. with that last piece of contention, it becomes logistics. the lawsuit must be settled. a whole lot of signatures must be signed. how long that will take is hard to say. but the lockout could be over by july 21 if they can hammer it through. that would save the regular season, if not most of the preseason. the national league is knocking off the al. [ bailiff ] fee court is now in session. [ latosha ] here are the facts... mr. lambert here was trying to go home for valentine's day. got sick and had to change flights. he paid the difference in airfare. but the other airline... ...smacked him with a 150-dollar fee just to change. 150 bucks. change fee. that's double-dipping. who can afford surprises like that? why does he hate travelers so much?! so what do you think? guilty! stick a fork in him. case closed, honey. [ male announcer ] don't pay a change fee on top of a fare difference. fly southwest, the only
.5 trillion dollars from the budget. the gop says any tax hikes would be a deal breaker. we have big technology news for you tonight. >> a sign that apple is preparing to release their fifth generation i-on. you can see how soon they will hit stores. >> it takes 10 or 20 seconds. then we are video chatting. >> facebook is expanding and it ceo is excited. how the video feature is unlike any other. >> scattered showers and thunderstorms growing. there are more coming from the north and west. right now, warm and muggy. 82 downtown and the relative humidity of 82%. >> coming up next. scam artists targeting ocean city vacationers. city vacationers. >> a new iphone appears to be on the way. apple has placed orders with vendors. the new phone is expected to be thinner and lighter than his predecessor. insiders say it will have and 8 mega pixel cameras. apple hopes to sell 25 million units by the end of the year. the facebook ceo and failed a brand new feature. -- unveiled a brand new feature. people can start the call. if no one is available, users can leave video messages. this allows them
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